Sabriel (Old Kingdom)

By Garth Nix

Game of Thrones lovers will love the New York Times bestselling Abhorsen sequence. Sabriel, the 1st installment within the trilogy, introduced significantly acclaimed writer Garth Nix onto the delusion scene as a emerging star.

Since formative years, Sabriel has lived open air the partitions of the previous nation, clear of the facility of unfastened Magic, and clear of the lifeless who refuse to stick lifeless. yet now her father, the Abhorson, is lacking, and Sabriel needs to go into that global to discover him. With Mogget, whose pussycat shape hides a robust, possibly malevolent spirit, and Touchstone, a tender constitution Mage, Sabriel travels deep into the outdated nation. There she confronts an evil that threatens even more than her existence and is derived face-to-face along with her personal hidden future. . . .

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Lavinia

By Ursula K. Le Guin

From a masterful author of fable and delusion, a stunning reimagining of 1 of the main pivotal characters in Virgil's Aeneid

 

As the tale is going, Virgil’s hero fights to assert the king’s daughter, Lavinia, with whom he's destined to construct an empire. Lavinia herself by no means speaks a note. Now, Ursula ok. Le Guin supplies Lavinia a voice in a singular that takes us to the half-wild international of old Italy. Lavinia grows up realizing not anything yet peace and freedom until eventually her suitors arrive. Her mom wishes her to marry good-looking, bold Turnus. yet omens and prophecies spoken by way of the sacred springs say she needs to marry a foreigner, that she's going to be the reason for a sour warfare, and that her husband won't reside lengthy. whilst a fleet of Trojan ships sails up the Tiber, Lavinia makes a decision to take her future into her personal fingers and tells us the tale of her life—and her life's maximum love.

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Silverkin

By Jeff Wheeler

Buried within the catacombs underneath the citadel of Landmoor lies the Silverkin, an old talisman which could conquer any Forbidden Magic. Thealos Quickfellow has the best to say the Silverkin yet is aware little concerning the lethal results befalling those that wield it. prior to he can lay declare to it notwithstanding, he needs to first slip past the net of Sorian who've beset Landmoor and conflict among themselves for supremacy. On his trip Thealos will research individually of the sacrifices required to develop into a Sleepwalker and the way to exploit the Silverkin to save lots of his humans. yet will utilizing it wreck him?

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Fae - The Wild Hunt: Book One of the Riven Wyrde Saga

By Graham Austin-King

Fairies... The Fae... The stuff of bedtime tales and fables. yet occasionally the fairy stories are real. occasionally they're a warning... For 100 generations the Fae were locked clear of the area, within the chilly, the surface. they've got pale out of sight and brain into fable and folklore, yet now the obstacles are weakening they usually push opposed to the tattered remnants of the wyrde as they search the way to go back. As a brand new faith spreads the world over, sweeping the previous methods and ideology away sooner than it, a warlike humans glance around the frozen ocean in the direction of the beaches of Anlan, hungry for brand spanking new lands. struggle is coming, at the same time the wyrde of the droos is fading. simply by means of realising the reality misplaced in a kid's story will the realm wish to resist the wild hunt.

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Prospero in Hell: Prospero's Daughter, Book II

By L. Jagi Lamplighter

The fascinating, suspenseful tale of Miranda’s look for Prospero, the fabled sorcerer of The Tempest

The seek of a daughter for her father is however the beginning of this powerful myth event. for 5 hundred years because the occasions of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest, Miranda has run Prospero, Inc., conserving an unknowing global from mess ups either traditional and man-made. Now her father has been taken prisoner of darkish spirits in a spot she may possibly basically bet. Piecing jointly clues approximately her father’s whereabouts and studying secrets and techniques of her shrouded earlier, she involves an inescapable end she has dreaded due to the fact Prospero was once lost.

Prospero has been imprisoned in Hell, stored there through demons who desire to extract a negative cost in trade for his freedom. because the time of reckoning for Miranda attracts close to, she realizes that hundreds of thousands of years in their family’s magic will not be sufficient to loose her once-powerful father from the curse which may smash them...and the world.

 
Prospero in Hell is the moment novel of the Prospero's Daughter sequence.

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Shadow of the Giant (Shadow Saga)

By Orson Scott Card

Bean's previous used to be a conflict simply to live on. He first seemed at the streets of Rotterdam, a tiny baby with a brain leagues past somebody else. He knew he couldn't live to tell the tale via power; he used his tactical genius to realize attractiveness right into a kid's gang, after which to assist make that gang a template for fulfillment for the entire others. He civilized them, and lived to get older. Then he used to be came upon via the recruiters for the conflict School.

For Earth was once at battle - a bad struggle with an inscrutable alien enemy. A struggle that humanity was once almost about wasting. however the lengthy distances of interstellar area has given wish to the defenders of Earth - they'd time to coach army geniuses up from early life, forging them into an impossible to resist strength within the high-orbital facility known as the conflict college. That tale is informed in books, Orson Scott Card's liked vintage Ender's Game, and its parallel, Ender's Shadow. Now, in Shadow of the Giant, Bean's tale continues.

Bean was once the smallest pupil on the conflict tuition, yet he grew to become Ender Wiggins' correct hand, in view that then he has grown to be an influence on the earth. He served the Hegemon as strategist and basic within the poor wars that Ender's defeat of the alien empire attacking Earth. Now he and his spouse Petra yearn for a secure position to construct a kinfolk - anything he hasn't ever recognized - yet there's nowhere on the earth that doesn't harbor his enemies - previous enemies from the times in Ender's Jeesh, new enemies from the wars on the earth. to discover safeguard, Bean and Petra needs to once more persist with in Ender's footsteps. they need to go away Earth at the back of, within the keep an eye on of the Hegemon, and glance to the stars.

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Solomon Kane

By Ramsey Campbell

Solomon Kane is a 16th century anti-hero created by way of well known sword and sorcery writer Robert E Howard (creator of Conan the Barbarian).

When Solomon Kane meets the Devil's Reaper, he postpones his destiny via renouncing violence - a vow that's quickly established via the forces of evil. forced to once more strap on his guns, he embarks on an epic trip of redemption.

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The Beggar King

By Michelle Barker

“The international is in simple terms wallpaper. disguise at the back of it. ”

At final Jordan Elliott has a present. He can disappear…but at what cost? The Beggar King by no means offers with no taking. Jordan is ready to find that every thing has an underside: even magic, even him.

A political coup on Jordan’s 15th birthday brings the disappearance of many Cirrans, together with his mom. Brinnian guards have imprisoned them at an unknown location.

The time can also be coming for Jordan to decide on a vocation and take his gowns, and never a unmarried expertise has printed itself in addition to a present for mischief. On his 16th birthday he hazards every thing in a defiant act punishable through striking. The guards spot him; he's doomed.

When the Beggar King bargains him the reward of disappearing, he has no selection yet to just accept. who's this guy, besides? nobody believes there’s such factor as a Beggar King.

But there's, and he skill to convey again the undermagic, a deadly darkish strength from in the past. Jordan wishes this energy to save lots of his mom, so he is of the same opinion to aid the sorcerer. yet he discovers that the undermagic is tough to renounce as soon as you’ve attempted it. and there's constantly a cost, a bad rate, which the Beggar King doesn't identify in advance.

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The Serpent Bride: DarkGlass Mountain: Book One (DarkGlass Mountain Series)

By Sara Douglass

Rescued from unspeakable horror, Ishbel Brunelle has committed her existence to the Order of the Coil, a sacred cult that reads the long run within the entrails of its human sacrifices. however the Serpent has loftier plans for the archpriestess, and an eerie, eldritch caution: Prepare for the Lord of Elcho Falling . . .

Perils abound in a realm beset through treachery, and primarily looms the DarkGlass Mountain—once often called the Threshold—as the negative darkish God Kanubai prepares to emerge from his felony in exile.

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The Arms of Hercules (Book of the Gods, Volume 3)

By Fred Saberhagen

Continuing Book of the Gods, the sequence that kicked off with The Face of Apollo and Adrian's Web, New York Times-bestselling writer Fred Saberhagen (The Berserker (tm) Series) back places his personal twist on Greek mythology in e-book III, The palms of Hercules.

Hercules is the son of the approximately all-powerful Zeus, King of the Gods and a human, whose attractiveness sparked lust within the nice god. The hands of Hercules regarded not more muscular than these of many different men--but his father was once the best god in all of the international. Hercules, the son of Zeus, overwhelmed monsters, Giants, and mythical warriors in combat.

Until one problem continues to be: the harrowing of the underworld, the only position the place energy doesn't topic. Hercules is pitted opposed to the best monsters that classical literature and Saberhagen's bright mind's eye may create, and his struggles come vividly to existence in his struggle to the demise, opposed to demise itself.

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